New-onset diabetes after hemodialysis initiation: impact on survival.

BACKGROUND The incidence of new-onset diabetes after initiation of hemodialysis (NODAD) and its impact on survival is not known. METHODS We used data from the United States Renal Data System (USRDS) from January 2000 to December 2001, with at least 3 years of follow-up for this study. Patients aged 18-80 years were included. NODAD was defined as two… CONTINUE READING